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Pompeii - Archaeological Area.

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Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D., Pompeii is now a significant archeological site that provides an amazing glimpse into the daily life of an average Roman town over two thousand years ago.
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Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed today

Moving, dramatic, huge. You walk along living Roman streets and find there's volcanic dust under your feet. There's no way to describe this place properly, but you have to imagine a whole town, with all the normal exuberance of city life, stopped in its tracks....More

Thank St0chastic
Reviewed today via mobile

Definitely one for the bucket list here. October was a good choice as busy but not crowded, warm but not hot. Wear walking shoes and get a guide, real or audio. Take water and food, as there is almost nothing available inside. Take your time,...More

Thank Mrs_Pound
Reviewed today via mobile

Had no idea that the site was so massive until we got there. It’s so impressive that it’s well preserved. Please either get the audio guide or a tour. There is very little written down and it’s interesting info. The majority of people there seemed...More

Thank PeteDa123
Reviewed today via mobile

Pompei is amazing, this is the second time I visited and could come a dozen times more and not see all the city has to offer. Bring water and food walking shoes. It can get crowded but there are dozens of roads to venture down...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed today via mobile

Just toured the Pompei ruins, and they are absolutely fascinating. Some tips to get the most out of your visit: - Sorrento is a great home base (exceedingly better than staying at a hotel near Pompei). Trains run every 30 minutes or so, and it’s...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed yesterday

Didn't have to queue too long for tickets and then up the steep cobbled road we went. It was hot and humid and very crowded. A lot of the walking is on not level stones. It's impossible for a wheelchair but I did see a...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived around 10am and expected the queues to be huge as we had been told that the lines are really big if you don’t book in advance. We didn’t queue at all, we were in in less that five minutes and the after heading...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place blew us away! I was expecting a pile of ruble. Instead, it was like walking through a city thousands of years ago. Even the cobblestone streets still had the divots from the chariots. The mummies of the dog & man, I could’ve done...More

Thank Sammwolf
Reviewed yesterday

Every day more of this ancient city is revealed - it is a really exciting place to visit as history really does come alive. You can book a personalised guided tour, join a group tour or wander by yourself with a map in hand. We...More

Thank Cassie2808
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very interesting tour but still incredibly busy for October. Quality of visit definitely depends on how good your guide is. There is a set of toilets in the theater district with barely any queue if you cant bear the wait at the cafe

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29 September 2018|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure their are loads of car parks around the site. Saw them as we arrived.
Alison M
6 September 2018|
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Response from neil a | Reviewed this property |
As you already been told go down to entrance and pay for what you need. Very simple and fairly quick.
Warren C
18 August 2018|
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Response from Dawn W | Reviewed this property |
I recommend getting tickets in advance from a company like Viator and also getting a guided tour as they will show you highlights. They are well worth the extra expense. Don’t try to navigate the site on your own with a map... More